March 1, 2013 3:30 pm Philosophy Conference Room
Some people have strong will and some people less so. I argue that facts about will power create a problem for some popular theories of human agency, especially some Kantian and libertarian views.
Nomy Arpaly is an associate professor of philosophy at Brown University. She is the author of 2 books, Unprincipled Virtue (Oxford University Press in 2002) and Merit, Meaning, and Human Bondage (Princeton University Press in 2006), and various articles on moral worth, rationality and agency.